ISLAMABAD : The government must impose a complete ban on holding rallies and protest demonstrations at D-Chowk of the Red Zone, situated in front of Parliament House, Chairman of Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) Mehmood Khan Achakzai said Tuesday.
Speaking on a Point of Order in the National Assembly, he said the necessary legislation is this regard must be completed during the current session of the National Assembly.
He said another sit in `Tamasha’ (of PTI) is likely to be initiated soon at the D- Chowk, the government should move swiftly to impede such. A similar sit in `Tamasha’ was continued for four months at the D-Chowk.
He lives at Parliament lodges, and had passed sleepless nights due to loud music during the sit ins.
However, he was used to the hear music at night and now a days, he was passing sleepless nights due to absence of music after the end of sit ins at D-Chowk.
He said the issue of Fata parliamentarians must be taken seriously as all members of the House are equal.
Minister for Law, Justice and Human Rights, Pervaiz Rashid while replying to point raised by Mahmood Khan Achakzai said the government will respect any unanimous decision of the House to ban demonstrations and public meetings at D-Chowk.
He assured the House that he will look into the matter of non-payment of salaries to the PIA employees, the point raised by Shazia Mari.
Meanwhile speaking on a Point of Order Abdul Rashid Godil of MQM said Karachi police was involved in killings of the citizens. While Sindh government was not paying any heed to initiating any development projects in Karachi.
He said a member if fails to attend the session for 40 consecutive days, his membership must be suspended. The elections of local bodies must be held in Sindh as it is imperative for the development of the city.
Criticising the poor services of Pakistan International Airlines, he said the parliamentarians should be allowed to utilize the services of other airlines as journey with PIA has become a tedious job. Speaking on a Point of Order Sher Akbar Khan of JI urged the deputy speaker to constitute a committee to oversee the implementation of development schemes funded by Central government.
Minister for Housing and Works Akram Khan Durrani and Maulana Muhammad Khan Sherani of JUI-F pointed out that the routes of Pak-China economic corridor was being changed, which was agreed by both countries during the era of former President Pervez Musharraf.
Maulana Muhammad Khan Sheerani said Pak-China Economic Corridor should be constructed according to its original plan for the benefit of the far-flung and under developed areas.
Sahibzada Tariqullah of JI said an inquiry should be conducted to probe the alleged corruption in various projects being completed by Pak PWD and WAPDA.
Dec 16, 2017 0
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